Environmental Justice Activists Want NJ Gov. to Vote No New Gas-Fired Power Plant in Newark

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González, as we end the show in New Jersey, where residents of the largely Black and Latinx community in the Ironbound section of Newark are calling on the governor to stop …
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Workers Beg Joe Manchin to Save West Virginia Pharma Plant as His Daughter Walks Away with $31M

More than 1,400 workers in West Virginia are set to lose their jobs this week when the Viatris pharmaceuticals plant in Morgantown shuts down and moves operations overseas to India and Australia. Workers say they’ve had no response to their urgent requests for help from their Democratic senator, Joe Manchin, who is often called the …
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Climate activists blockade nuclear base with giant plant pots

Climate activists have blockaded the Faslane nuclear base by attaching themselves to giant plant pots. Members of Extinction Rebellion Scotland and Trident Ploughshares, are staging the blockade at the north gate of the base on the Gare Loch in Argyll and Bute. The group placed three planters, which contain plants and flowers and are painted …
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Woodland Trust plans to plant 50 million trees by 2025 to fight climate crisis

A conservation charity is pledging to plant 50 million trees by 2025 to help tackle climate change. The Woodland Trust is also urging millions of people to join its “big climate fightback” by planting trees this November to build support to sustain the biggest mass planting campaign the country has seen, in the next few …
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